Trevor Jackson examines the history of financial crises in the United States, coincidentally in the years 1819 and 1919, and asks what the future of capitalism holds in 2019.
In an exploration of Patty Ortiz’s art with DACA migrants to the US, Irina Popescu argues that performance art can encourage empathy and political responsibility.
What can history tell us about the politics of monetary innovations like cryptocurrencies? Rebecca Spang looks back to the era of the French Revolution to explore “billets de confidence” – local, decentralised bills of exchange.
As the UK government announces plans for a dozen new “garden cities”, Sam Clevenger argues that, from their inception, garden cities were middle class attempts to civilize the bodies and health of the urban working class.
Tristram Hunt in conversation with Gareth Stedman Jones about his new biography – Karl Marx: Greatness and Illusion.